The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 40 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.87% 2.57% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 2.66% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.70% -16.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
578 489 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.31% 96.64% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 506 434 351
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 26 (57.78%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 19 (42.22%) Degree
5 16 (35.56%) .NET
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
7 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
7 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) Python
8 12 (26.67%) PHP
9 10 (22.22%) Java
9 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 10 (22.22%) GIS
9 10 (22.22%) Scrum
9 10 (22.22%) TDD
10 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) OO
11 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
11 8 (17.78%) CSS
11 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Ruby
11 8 (17.78%) jQuery
12 6 (13.33%) WPF
12 6 (13.33%) VB

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.22%) Node.js
1 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Riak
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Xcode
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Mockito
3 1 (2.22%) Gradle
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.22%) Spock
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) jQuery
5 6 (13.33%) WPF
5 6 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) STL
6 4 (8.89%) COM
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (8.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
9 1 (2.22%) Yii
9 1 (2.22%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) D3.js
9 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.22%) GIS
3 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Physics
4 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) iPhone
6 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.22%) Blog
6 1 (2.22%) Social Network
6 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) TDD
2 10 (22.22%) Scrum
3 9 (20.00%) OO
3 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) BDD
4 4 (8.89%) OOP
4 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) Cartography
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.44%) Android Development
6 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.22%) SEO
7 1 (2.22%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.22%) Content Management
7 1 (2.22%) Web Development
7 1 (2.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C++
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) Python
5 12 (26.67%) PHP
6 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 10 (22.22%) Java
7 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
7 8 (17.78%) Ruby
8 6 (13.33%) VB
9 5 (11.11%) VC++
10 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.44%) Perl
11 1 (2.22%) C
11 1 (2.22%) Erlang
11 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HND
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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